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The Life and Letters of Benjamin Franklin

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This antique hardcover book is a biography with letters of Benjamin Franklin. It then ends with a letter from Jefferson to Robert Walsh, Monticello dated december 4, 1818 on Franklin himself.
Hardcover, 378 pages
Published 1901 by E.M Hale and Company (first published 1900)
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This book does not have a publication date, but the dates I found in other sources are 1900 and 1901. It fits with the look of the book.
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I found this book to be very exciting. It gave me an opportunity to se into Benjamin Franklins head. He was a true man of principle.
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Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. His writings such as Poor Richards' Almanac have provided wisdom for 17 years to the colonies.
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“If we look back into history for the character of present sects in Christianity, we shall find few that have not in their turns been persecutors, and complainers of persecution. The primitive Christians thought persecution extremely wrong in the Pagans, but practised it on one another. The first Protestants of the Church of England, blamed persecution in the Roman church, but practised it against the Puritans: these found it wrong in the Bishops, but fell into the same practice themselves both here and in New England.

[Letter to the London Packet, 3 June 1772]”
“You desire to know something of my Religion. It is the first time I have been questioned upon it: But I do not take your Curiosity amiss, and shall endeavour in a few Words to gratify it... I have, with most of the present Dissenters in England, some Doubts as to his [Jesus'] divinity; tho' it is a question I do not dogmatize upon, having never studied it, and I think it needless to busy myself with it now, when I expect soon an Opportunity of knowing the Truth with less Trouble.

[Letter to Ezra Stiles, March 9, 1790]”
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